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Image for Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

By: Beckford, Peter Esq.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, James Toovey: 1879

Seller Id: 40521

Condition: Good


Sir Peter Beckford (1740-1811) writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., 1805), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend, 1781, Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend, 1781, and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published 1791. Red cloth boards with black ruled borders and hunt cap/crossed whips on frt bd. Gilt fox mask and crossed whips/spurs and title on backstrip faded but remain legible. Corners bumped and rubbed but not unsightly. A very special presentation copy not signed by Beckfor... View more info

Image for Shaun O'Day of Ireland, Little Tony of Italy, The Little Indian Weaver, The Little Mexican Donkey Boy, The Little Spanish Dancer, Little Jeanne of France, The Little Dutch Tulip Girl, Little Philippe of Belgium, Carmen Of Gold Coast, Little Tom of England

Shaun O'Day of Ireland, Little Tony of Italy, The Little Indian Weaver, The Little Mexican Donkey Boy, The Little Spanish Dancer, Little Jeanne of France, The Little Dutch Tulip Girl, Little Philippe of Belgium, Carmen Of Gold Coast, Little Tom of England

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32394

Condition: Very Good


Collection of ten first edition Madeline Brandeis childrens books. One with an original dust wrapper, one with a full color cover, the remaining have matching pale blue hard covers with darker blue spines. No spine lettering; cover illustrations are blue and red. A soild set that displays well, most are quite clean save for two, All tips bumped and rubbed but no eyesores here. Texts are clean and unmarked save for faults below. Each is illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos. Each is about 6"x8" and 200 pages long. Darling set of books about children from other lands. You'll... View more info

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The Two Giants

By: Bunting, Eve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Ginn and Co.,: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29574

ISBN: 0663229898

Condition: Very Good +


Very light surface wear, corners still sharp. Internally fine save for Title 1- ESEA stamped (tiny) on title page. Crossing the Irish Sea between Ireland and Scotland is the Giant's Causeway. It is a long line of tall stone columns that scientists say were formed long ago by hot liquid rock. Irishmen, however, know better. The story of two giants, Finn MacCool the Irish giant and Culcullen, the Scottish giant who each thought they were the only giant in the world. View more info

Tracing the History of Your House

By: Bushell, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46087

ISBN: 1851453156

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in a near fine unclipped dj showing negligible color loss at lower tips, now in new mylar and displays beautifully with a stained glass window on a front door. Written by a British author using UK homes but applicable to any country. 1. Dating the Exterior, Journey Into the Interior, Drawing up a House Plan, Pandora's Box - County Record Offices. 2. Census Returns, Helping the Dead to Speak, Compiling a Family Tree. 3. A Suburban Villa, A Victorian Farm, A House in Mayfair. Includes Appendices: County records in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle o... View more info

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Finn MacCoul and His Fearless Wife A Giant of a Tale from Ireland

By: Byrd, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Hodder Children's Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40871

ISBN: 0750029072

Condition: Fine


Tight bright 1st edition paperback with glossy uncreased card covers, internally crisp and unmarked. The story of Finn MacCoul, the most famous of the Irish Giants, and his wife, Oonagh, who lived in peace until challenged by the giant, Cucullin. The book contains a two page afterword explaining a bit about Celtic and Irish culture and legends, and another page giving the pronunciation of Gaelic names. View more info

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Irish Country House Cooking The Blue Book Recipe Collection

By: Campbell, Georgina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dublin, Epicure Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32591

ISBN: 1903164036

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. Brilliant, crisp unread copy in pictorial dj showing original price of GBP 16.99 and a small closed tear at head of rear board fore edge. DJ now in new mylar and displays beautifully. 160 p. A tasty collection of classic recipes features the efforts of owners and chefs from over 35 of Ireland's most famous country homes and restaurants, and accompanies each recipe with a short history, detailed instructions, and full-color photographs. View more info

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The Journey of Burke and Wills

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37499

ISBN: 060004145X

Condition: Good +


1st edition in colorful pictorial boards with very small rub near head of back strip. Vivid pictorial end papers surround the 61 pages of tight & bright text which has no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A wonderful tale of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills and the first expedition to make it across the Australian Inland to the west coast. View more info

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1937-38 Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Otterhounds, and Draghounds of Great Britain & Ireland

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, A. E. Cane for Horse and Hound Publications, Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44308

Condition: Good +


Exceedingly uncommon volume, disbound but all pp present, Staples have rusted away leaving small holes on center page and rust marks on subsequent leaves but no loss of text. Tidy former owner's name on frt cover. 84 pp with several vint b/w advertisements throughout and on covers. No date noted. Rather than a complete list of the hounds with sire/dam info as we supposed this might be about, it contains hunt club info, where they meet, cap fees etc. Very interesting little book and a valuable and rare addition to any sporting library.. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new myl... View more info

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Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1971-72 Number 65

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40018

ISBN: 0851311725

Condition: Very Good


Lovely square bright copy in red paper covered boards w/sharp tips and spine ends, showing small black flecks of soil on covers and endpapers. 375 pp, with vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastdn. Unmarked but former copy of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. Text crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Eur... View more info

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Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1966-67 Number 60

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40017

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely square bright copy in red paper covered boards w/sharp tips and spine ends, showing ever so slightly sunned spine. 362 pp, with tidy owner's name on fep. Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. Text crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. View more info

Image for Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1974-75 Number 68 Incorportating Annuaire de La Venerie Francaise

Baily's Hunting Directory with Hunt Maps 1974-75 Number 68 Incorportating Annuaire de La Venerie Francaise

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40015

ISBN: 0851312012

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely square bright copy w/barely bumped tips. 388 pp with few tiny soil spots on blank fep, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of frt pastdn, else crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. Unmarked but from the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook... View more info

Image for Baily's Hunting Directory 1968-69 Vol. 62

Baily's Hunting Directory 1968-69 Vol. 62

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39945

Condition: Near Fine


As new save for vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown. Tips and spine ends sharp, pages crisp and white. 371 pg with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. An unmarked copy from the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

Image for Baily's Hunting Directory 1967-68 Number 61

Baily's Hunting Directory 1967-68 Number 61

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39946

Condition: Near Fine


Fine square bright copy w/former owner's name stamp on frt and rear endpps & pastdns. Tips and spine lightly bumped, 361 pages crisp and white with three fine condition folding maps present. Gilt titles quite legible. Containing details of Hunts, including their countries, histories, and former Masters, of Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Basset Hounds, Staghounds, Draghounds, and Bloodhounds, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Hunts of America, the Commonwealth and Europe; and the results of Hound Shows. From the library of William Lay MD, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. View more info

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Hunting In Ireland A Noble Tradition SIGNED

By: Costecalde, Claude Dr.; Gallagher, Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ireland, Booklink: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller Id: 45004

ISBN: 0955409721

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing lightly bumped spine ends from shipping, signed by editor Dr. Claude Costalde on front end paper. International insured shipping on this book is $60. This enormous book cannot ship for the international rate shown. A stunning coffee table sized volume with color photographs on slick boards. 256 glossy, heavy stock pages with multiple full color photos throughout. We are sole distributors, selected by editor Dr. Claude Costecalde to represent his book in the United States. It is now sold out in Ireland and we stock the only remaining new copies and it will not b... View more info

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The Complete Irish Setter

By: Denlinger, Milo G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, Denlinger: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles and setter head portrait in gilt on frt board. Corner clipped fep, else tight and bright. 128 pp without names, tears or soil. Illustrated endpps. Standards, breed history, conformation, cartoons, etc. View more info

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Dogs, Horses and Others

By: Digby, A.B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14348

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dj. Charming memoir written by an Irish Priest about his love of the countryside and his horses & dogs afoot, astride and afield. Mustard paper covered boards w/matching illust as dj. Frt gutters starting 1/2 in at head & foot, surface soiled from handling, solid, clean text has ghosting from erased pencil price on fep. 58 pp w/no rear end paper or evidence of ever having had one. Photo-reproduced illustrated dj in new mylar displays very well. Very scarce. View more info

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A Family of Foxes

By: Dillon, Eilis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Tempo: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 7139

Condition: Very Good


First Tempo Books edition paperback with general cover wear at extremities but no tears. Former owners stamps and doodles inside cover, 119 pp text tight and age-toned but not brittle. If there was one creature the people of Inishownan hated, it was the fox. Foxes were not only destructive, they were evil; they brought bad luck; some people even said they could change themselves into human beings. Patsy and his three friends felt the same way about foxes until the day they dragged two exhausted animals from the sea and then realized that they were foxes - strange gray creatures, not the re... View more info

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Gilly Gilhooley A Tale of Ireland

By: Dobrin, Arnold

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41348

ISBN: 0517518880

Condition: Fair


1st edition exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present, Hole present in rear endpaper. Some wrinkles and fingermarks. DJ in mylar displays well. After losing two jobs for losing his temper, Gilly remembers the laughter with in him and manages to keep his temper under control. View more info

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Haunted Ireland Her Romantic and Mysterious Ghosts

By: Dunne, John J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ireland, Appletree Press: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 45535

ISBN: 0862812143

Condition: Very Good


2nd edition paperback. A splendidly produced book, with the stark layout and pictures quite perfect for tales of strange comings and goings, many handed down as myth and legend and losing nothing in the telling. 112 pp. Glossy paperback covers. No names, tears or soil. View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45193

Condition: Very Good


Oversized green cloth hardcover first edition. Cloth lightly soiled near foot of both boards (no water damage), no names or tears. Foxed endpps, remainder clean. Original age-toned dust wrapper has soil and chips including three pieces missing from backstrip but is now protected in new mylar. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt; each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info